July 2010 Blog Posts (306)

Everyday Objects Looking for Love

We Were Made For Each Other



Terry Border is back with a new set of hilarious photos where he makes everyday objects come alive! This time they're on the hunt for romance, looking for love in the unlikeliest of places. As always, Border makes us laugh with his clever creations.



We caught up with him recently to get to know the artist a bit more. Now that we've posted on…

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Added by alice on July 31, 2010 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Thank you, July's Top Rock Star Bloggers!

Eugene and I wanted to send a special shout out to Nikhil (aka thinkpossitive), Mike Gusto and wishNYa for being this month's top Rock Star Bloggers! You guys provided some… Continue

Added by alice on July 31, 2010 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

Richard Avedon's Fantastic Fable



The late American photographer Richard Avedon will always be remembered for revolutionizing fashion photography and for pushing its boundaries. Back in November 1995, The New Yorker devoted a large portion of their magazine to Avedon's work. It was a timeless fable involving two characters, Mr. & Mrs. Comfort, and their tumultuous love affair. Many believed that…

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Added by alice on July 31, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Global Warming & War by Blu (5 pics)

Global Warming - Berlin, Germany



One of our favorite street artists, Blu, just completed these amazing large scale murals in Europe. Using the facade of high-rise buildings as his canvas, Blu sends very relevant political messages through his works.



"Global Warming" is extremely clever and features a melting…

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Added by Eugene on July 31, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Country Flags Made from That Country's Favorite Foods



Brazil (banana leaf, limes, pineapple, and passion fruit)



Does "you are what you eat" apply to nation states? If it does, these are there new flags. They were produced by the agency WHYBIN for the Sydney International Food Festival. Above is Italy (pasta, tomatoes, basil), and below is Greece (olives, feta), and India (curries, rice, pappadum wafer). They seem to have not ventured an attempt at the U.S. flag, probably because… Continue

Added by thinkpossitive on July 31, 2010 at 11:33am — No Comments

Modern Design: Bicycle Chain Lamps





Designer Cho Hyung Suk has an affinity for bicycle chains – for their utilitarian function and seemingly beauty. The B-Chain Lamp spins the bike chain into a new kind of object, one that is rigid enough to pose a light into various positions.…



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Added by thinkpossitive on July 31, 2010 at 11:28am — No Comments

Camouflaged Like a Sexy Desert Fox



Camouflaged like a desert fox, a beautiful model is seen laying out by a cliff on a white sandy beach. The different textures and colors Sydney-based photographer Juli Balla captures are impressive.



Balla has been working as photographer since 1989. Initially working as an artist, she now focuses primarily on advertising, beauty, and portraiture.…

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Added by Eugene on July 31, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Amazing Images by Stuart Gibson



Incredible surf and beach photography by Stuart Gibson. Check out the rest… Continue

Added by HollowMan on July 30, 2010 at 6:12pm — 1 Comment

Vintage Children’s Folding Chair





A fold­ing chair for chil­dren designed by Mogens Koch in 1932 (avail­able at Retro Mod­ern Design). Love the details!…





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Added by thinkpossitive on July 30, 2010 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Airplane Hotel in Costa Rica







The most exclusive hotel suite in Costa Rica is located inside an airplane.



Renovated 1965 Boeing 727 includes two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a flat screen TV, small dining area, and a terrace with an ocean view.…







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Added by thinkpossitive on July 30, 2010 at 1:17pm — 1 Comment

Hanging Drop Terrarium





This tear-shaped terrarium hangs from your ceiling on a knotted sisal rope. Free blown from part-recycled glass, this statement piece is a perfect complement to a single tillandsia or a more rustic combination of moss and small terrarium plants. Indoor use only, fits 4-6 small plants. 13"H, 8" diameter, 3" diameter opening…





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Added by thinkpossitive on July 30, 2010 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Portable Ceramic Garden





Zerotreunouno is a portable garden made entirely of ceramic, perfect for moving your herb garden between the terrace and the kitchen table. Inspired by a vintage milk crate, it contains six individual pots and a large handle for easy carrying. So cool!…





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Added by thinkpossitive on July 30, 2010 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Rolls by Sinato (6 photos)

Japanese designer Chikara Ohno of Sinato has installed coils of aluminium sheeting at the Diesel Denim Gallery Aoyama in Tokyo.

The characteristic of aluminium, the material used fro the installation, is its softness and thinness, yet harder than cloth or paper.…

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Added by Visnja V on July 30, 2010 at 12:54pm — 3 Comments

Denver's Stunning New Airport Expansion (5 pics)

Spanish Architect Santiago Calatrava just unveiled his design for a new rail station at the Denver International Airport. The new South Terminal Redevelopment Program is made up of four independent yet physically integrated projects: a new rail station that will connect the airport to downtown Denver, a signature rail bridge, a multi-use plaza with retail and… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 30, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Ghosts of World War II



Taking old World War II photos, Russian photographer Sergey Larenkov carefully photoshops them over more recent shots to make the past come alive. Not only do we get to experience places like Berlin, Prague, and Vienna in ways we could have never imagined, more importantly, we are able to appreciate our shared history in a whole new and unbelievably meaningful way.…

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Added by alice on July 30, 2010 at 11:30am — 30 Comments

Urban Street Art: Jeremy Fish & Sam Flores in Guadalajara



Two popular modern artists, Sam Flores and Jeremy Fish, collaborated on a street mural in Gudalajara, Mexico. It's cool to see the styles of both artists infused into one piece, especially since we usually see their work in galleries, not on city walls.…

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Added by Eugene on July 30, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Perfect for Gamers: Space Invaders Couch



Although this couch concept by Igor Chak doesn't look that comfortable, how cool would it be to have it in the game room? You could play Space Invaders while sitting on the Space Invaders couch. It's like a dream come true...…

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Added by Eugene on July 30, 2010 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Fantastic Furry Monsters by Lisa Evans (12 total)

UK-based illustrator Lisa Evans has a knack for creating fantastic furry friends living in worlds filled with whimsy and wonder. Though in her earlier work she mainly illustrated using traditional tools like pencil, pen, and paint, these days she's been refining her digital skills, pushing forward into both 2D and 3D graphics. As she says, "Nowadays 90% of my 2D work… Continue

Added by alice on July 30, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Distinctive Illustrations by Joe Murtagh (9 pics)

Joe's distinctive style is influenced by music, fashion and pop culture.

He uses Adobe illustrator and photoshop to create his colourful, bold artwork.

Having been a figurative painter and sculptor, his work is still very much based on the human form and portraiture.

Joe's artwork is a combination of traditional and digital, resulting in a vibrant high energy colourfest.…

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Added by Visnja V on July 30, 2010 at 5:44am — No Comments

Alien Bromance (2 pics)



Here's a funny street art piece by zed1 which features two of our favorite pop culture icons. Apparently, Yoda and E.T. have become good friends. Hopefully Alf doesn't find out or he's gonna be pissed....



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Added by Eugene on July 30, 2010 at 1:30am — No Comments

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